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@RazorbackWBB Hosts Tulsa At Bud Walton On Tuesday

BY ANDRES FOCIL
@RazorbackWBB Hosts Tulsa At Bud Walton On Tuesday

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas women’s basketball team (10-0) welcomes Tulsa (3-2) to Bud Walton Arena on Tuesday night, as the Razorbacks continue to wind down their non-conference schedule.

Tulsa enters the matchup 3-2 this season and dropped their most recent contest against Saint Louis. The Golden Hurricanes’ game against Arkansas-Little Rock (12/8) was postponed due to weather. UT has earned wins over Western Michigan and Oral Roberts, both of whom Arkansas also defeated earlier this season.

Ashley Clark leads Tulsa with 14.2 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Clark is one of two players averaging double figures for Tulsa, as Kelsee Grovey has averaged 10.6 points per contest.

Tulsa finished 17-7 overall last season, winning just four games on the road and going 4-11 on visiting courts. The Golden Hurricanes put together a postseason push last season, winning the Conference USA tournament championship for the seccond time in program history and advancing to the NCAA tournament for just the second time in school history.

Head coach Matilda Mossman is the former Matilda Willis who coached at Arkansas from 1981-84. The third coach in program history, she had a 67-27 record in three seasons with the Razorbacks.
This marks the 19th meeting between the two programs. Arkansas holds a 17-2 all-time record over Tulsa, most recently claiming a 64-56 overtime win at the Tulsa Convention Center a year ago. Keira Peak had a double-double in the meeting, recording 17 points and 14 rebounds.

Arkansas has remained unbeaten at 10-0 this season, led by three Razorbacks averaging double-digit scoring. SEC Freshman of the Week for the second time this season, Jessica Jackson averages 14.6 points per game, while Peak (12.8 ppg) and Jhasmin Bowen (10.9) also pull in double figures.

Arkansas and Tulsa are scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m. Tuesday inside Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

The game will be televised by Cox Sports and will also air in Northwest Arkansas on KOSM-FM 92.1; in Rogers on KURM-AM 790; in Fort Smith on KFPW-FM 94.5 and 1230 AM; and in Litle Rock on KREB-FM 103.7.

For more information on Arkansas women’s basketball, follow @RazorbackWBB on Twitter.



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